B.A. On Campus


University of Alaska Anchorage

48 months
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
234 USD/credit 7020 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Justice at University of Alaska Anchorage is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students for engaged citizenship; scholarship; justice careers in private and public organizations; and advanced studies in criminology, law, criminal justice, social research, and public administration. 


Those graduates with records of high achievement in the justice undergraduate program are prepared to pursue advanced education in graduate, law and professional degree programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage and other universities. Graduates who receive a BA in Justice have the specialized knowledge and skills required for the evaluation, administration and improvement of police, court, and correctional policies and organizations.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Justice at University of Alaska Anchorage will be able to:

  • Assess and critique the structure, operation, and administration of the adult and juvenile justice systems.
  • Explain the essential principles of justice research and evaluate the results of social science research.
  • Assess and critique the different theoretical perspectives in criminology.
  • Evaluate methods of crime control and prevention.
  • Describe processes of justice policy development and the requirements of evidence-based policymaking.
  • Evaluate the historical and contemporary philosophies of justice.
  • Describe the justice, health, and safety impacts of crime victimization on individuals and communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Research Methods in Justice
  • Justice Data Analysis
  • Dynamics of Criminal Justice Organizations
  • Theories of Crime and Criminal Offending
  • Crime Prevention
  • Justice and Society
  • Crime Victimization and Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school graduation or GED
  • Minimum High School GPA of 2.5
  • Students with a 2.0-2.5 GPA may be admitted to certain baccalaureate programs with academic advising as a requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 234 USD per credit during 48 months.

Preparatory and Lower-division

  • Resident: $234 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $800 per credit


  • Resident: $282 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $848 per credit

Living costs for Anchorage

1320 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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